Lowell, Massachusetts

The synthetic drug fentanyl is sweeping the country. It appeared in these cities first -- and people who use it tend to share needles.
As two cities in Massachusetts struggle with an outbreak, the powerful synthetic fentanyl may be mostly to blame.
Real freedom is about more than making a living.
Under current state law, you can buy a gun, load it up and carry it around having never shot it even once. And if that's what pro-gun folks believe will make us all more safe, then we've reached a point in the gun debate where a rational exchange of ideas simply can't take place.
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. -- She has never felt confident with big numbers, so Kip Fordney brings along a college math major to count